Dr Johnson Xuesong   Shen
Senior Lecturer

Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen

Engineering
Sch: Civil & Environmental Eng

Senior Lecturer in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Founder and Director of UNSW Autonomy and Intelligence in CONstruction laboratory (AICON)

 

Research interests

Digital Twins and As-Built Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Construction Automation and Robotics

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Engineering Applications

Mobile Mapping with Light Detection and Ranging Technique (LiDAR)

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in Civil and Mining Applications

Emissions and Fuel Consumption Modelling of Construction Machinery

Courses taught

CVEN3101 Engineering Operations and Control

CVEN4102 Operations and Projects

CVEN9723 Design of Construction Operations

News and media coverage

2019-01-17: ABC News - Interview on Elon Musk's $1 Billion Blue Mountains Tunnel

2019-01-17: ABC Radio Sydney - Interview on Sydney Metro TBM Tunnel Construction

2019-02-07: UNSW CVEN - When a tunnel is not at all boring

2017-07-08: 9 News Sydney - Super drone

2017-05-24: UNSW Newsroom - Autonomous 3D mapping drone is a game changer

2017-05-23: NSW Department of Industry - TechConnect Global and Arludo showcase technologies

2016-11-14: UNSW CVEN - Inspiring Learning

2016-10-19: UNSW CVEN - State of the art construction model labs

2015-03-19: UNSW CVEN - Awards for Teaching Excellence

2017-07-21: UNSW CIES - Autonomous 3D mapping drone is a game changer

2017-06-23: Spatial Source - It’s here: 3D surveying in real-time with UAV-based LiDAR

2017-05-29: UNSW CVEN - Is it a bird? Is it a plane? 

2017-05-26: Australian Mining - UNSW develops autonomous 3D mapping drone

2017-05-25: Engineers Australia - Autonomous 3D mapping drone improves speed of asset surveys

2017-05-23: UNSW Engineering - Unlimited potential for real-time 3D laser surveying drone

2016-09-22: UNSW CVEN - Catching up with the UAVs

Awards

Top 10 Best Conference Papers, the 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC2015), Finland, 2015

Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence (Led by Prof. D. Carmichael), UNSW Australia, 2014

Best PhD Student Paper Award, the 13th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR), UK, 2013

Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Alberta, NSERC & TECTERRA, Canada, 2011-2013

Best Paper Award, the 2010 Construction Research Congress (CRC2010), ASCE, Canada, 2010

Most Cited Paper, Automation in Construction (Q1), Elsevier, 2007-2012

Recent research grants

2020-2030: Australian Government, Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) Program, "Reliable Affordable Clean Energy for 2030 Cooperative Research Centre (RACE for 2030 CRC)".

2018-2020: UNSW Contract Research, RG181841 (CI: Dr. X. Shen and Prof. D. Carmichael, Industry Partner: Linke & Linke Surveys), "Evaluating Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) Sensors for Construction Mapping", $100,000

2018-2019: NSW Department of Industry – Boosting Business Innovation Program, RG182102 & RG161881AA (CI: Dr. X. Shen and Prof. D. Carmichael, Industry Partner: Smart Welding Solutions), "Construction Drilling Robot", $30,000

2017: NSW Department of Industry – Boosting Business Innovation Program, RG171715 & RG161881-F (CI: Dr. X. Shen, Industry Partner: Linke & Linke Surveys), "Real-time and Autonomous 3D Mapping of Construction Projects using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) based Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technique", $30,000

2017-2018: Australian Coal Association Research Program (ACAPR), C26030 (CIs: Dr A. Simit, Dr. X. Shen, Dr. H. Masoumi, and Prof. M. Schwensen), "Improved Structural Mapping of Pit Walls Using UAV Based Mobile Laser Scanning", $96,068

2014-2017: CRC for Low Carbon Living, RP1020 (CIs: Prof. S. Foster, Prof. J. Sanjayan, and A/Prof. A. Castel), "Performance based Criteria for Concretes: Creating Pathways for Low Carbon Concrete Manufacture with Existing Standards", $585,161

2014: UNSW Faculty Research Grant, “Integrated Machine Control and Guidance for Tunnel Construction in Curved Alignment”, $29,374

Recent learning and teaching grants

UNSW Learning and Teaching Innovation Grant, SEF#4 (with Prof. D. Carmichael), "Get Your Hands Dirty: Enhancing Learning Experience through Undertaking Scaled Construction Projects in Laboratory", 2015, $50,000

Students

Number currently in lab: 5 PhD Candidates

Student Projects:

2017-2020: 3D Classification and Semantic Segmentation for Construction Jobsites based on Deep Learning

PhD Student: Yongzhi Xu

2014-2017: Emissions Modelling of Construction Equipment through Field Data Measurement

PhD Student: Khalegh Barati

2016-2019: Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-based LiDAR Mapping for Forest Fuel Loading Estimation

PhD Student: Li Liu (Joint supervised with A/Prof. Samsung Lim in Surveying and Geospatial Engineering)

2014-2017: Vision-based Pose Estimation and Self-calibration for UAV Photogrammetry

PhD Student: Mohammad Ridhwan Tamjis (Joint supervised with A/Prof. Samsung Lim in Surveying and Geospatial Engineering)

2014-2016: Serviceability and Durability Investigation of Geopolymer Concrete with Embedded Sensors

MEng Student: Jerry Jin Dang

Looking for students for projects related to:

Machine Learning in Industrial and Engineering Applications

Automated As-built Modelling

Multi-sensor Integration for UAV Mapping

Vision & LiDAR SLAM

Photogrammetry and UAV LiDAR Scanning

Structural Health Monitoring

Fuel Consumption Modelling of Construction Machinery

Tunnelling Machine Control and Guidance

Wall Penetrating Radar for Non-destructive Utility Mapping

Proactive Construction Safety Management

Professional organisations

Associate Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Member, International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction (IAARC)

Member, Australian Network of Structural Health Monitoring (ANSHM)

Member, Australasian Tunnelling Society (ATS)

Education

Ph.D. (Construction Engineering and Management), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Phone
+61 2 9385 0483
Location
Civil Engineering Building (H20) Level 2, Room 212 Kensington Campus

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Chen X; Chang-Richards AY; Pelosi A; Jia Y; Shen X; Siddiqui MK; Yang N, 2021, 'Implementation of technologies in the construction industry: a systematic review', Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-02-2021-0172
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Xu Y; Shen X; Lim S; Li X, 2021, 'Three-Dimensional Object Detection with Deep Neural Networks for Automatic As-Built Reconstruction', Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, vol. 147, pp. 04021098 - 04021098, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0002003
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Xu Y; Shen X; Lim S, 2021, 'CorDet: Corner-Aware 3D Object Detection Networks for Automated Scan-to-BIM', Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, vol. 35, pp. 04021002 - 04021002, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000962
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Wang Y; Liu J; Wang J; Zeng Q; Shen X; Zhang Y, 2020, 'Micro Aerial Vehicle Navigation with Visual-Inertial Integration Aided by Structured Light', Journal of Navigation, vol. 73, pp. 16 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0373463319000511
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Li B; Zhao K; Shen X, 2020, 'Dilution of precision in positioning systems using both angle of arrival and time of arrival measurements', IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 192506 - 192516, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3033281
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Liu L; Lim S; Shen X; Yebra M, 2020, 'Assessment of generalized allometric models for aboveground biomass estimation: A case study in Australia', Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, vol. 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2020.105610
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Leng S; Lin JR; Hu ZZ; Shen X, 2020, 'A Hybrid Data Mining Method for Tunnel Engineering Based on Real-Time Monitoring Data from Tunnel Boring Machines', IEEE Access, vol. 8, pp. 90430 - 90449, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2994115
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Carmichael DG; Shen X; Peansupap V, 2019, 'The relationship between heavy equipment cost efficiency and cleaner production in construction', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 211, pp. 521 - 529, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.11.167
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Carmichael DG; Nguyen TA; Shen X, 2019, 'Single Treatment of PPP Road Project Options', Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, vol. 145, pp. 04018122-1 - 04018122-11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001591
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Liu L; Lim S; Shen X; Yebra M, 2019, 'A multiscale morphological algorithm for improvements to canopy height models', Computers and Geosciences, vol. 130, pp. 20 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cageo.2019.05.012
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Liu L; Lim S; Shen X; Yebra M, 2019, 'A hybrid method for segmenting individual trees from airborne lidar data', Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, vol. 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2019.104871
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Wang F; Zheng XZ; Li N; Shen X, 2019, 'Systemic vulnerability assessment of urban water distribution networks considering failure scenario uncertainty', International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, vol. 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcip.2019.05.002
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Carmichael DG; Mustaffa NK; Shen X, 2018, 'A utility measure of attitudes to lower-emissions production in construction', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 202, pp. 23 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.08.086
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Barati K; Shen X, 2017, 'Optimal Driving Pattern of On-Road Construction Equipment for Emissions Reduction', Procedia Engineering, vol. 180, pp. 1221 - 1228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.283
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Barati K; Shen X, 2016, 'Operational level emissions modelling of on-road construction equipment through field data analysis', Automation in Construction, vol. 72, pp. 338 - 346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2016.08.010
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Wu X; Lu M; Shen J, 2016, 'Computational Approach to As-Built Tunnel Invert Survey Based on Processing Real-Time TBM Tracking Data', Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, vol. 30, pp. 05014012-1 - 05014012-10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000435
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Mao S; Shen J; Lu M, 2015, 'Virtual Laser Target Board for Alignment Control and Machine Guidance in Tunnel-Boring Operations', Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, vol. 79, pp. 385 - 400, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10846-014-0113-y
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Soleimanifar M; Shen X; Lu M; Nikolaidis I, 2014, 'Applying received signal strength based methods for indoor positioning and tracking in construction applications', Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 41, pp. 703 - 716, http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjce-2013-0433
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Mao S; Shen X; Lu M, 2014, 'Virtual Laser Target Board for Alignment Control and Machine Guidance in Tunnel-Boring Operations', Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems: Theory and Applications, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10846-014-0113-y
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M; Fernando S; AbouRizk SM, 2012, 'Tunnel boring machine positioning automation in tunnel construction', 2012 Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC 2012, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.4017/gt.2012.11.02.558.00
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M, 2012, 'A framework for indoor construction resources tracking by applying wireless sensor networks', Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 39, pp. 1083 - 1088, http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/L2012-094
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M; Chen W, 2011, 'Tunnel-boring machine positioning during microtunneling operations through integrating automated data collection with real-time computing', Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, vol. 137, pp. 72 - 85, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000250
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M; Chen W, 2011, 'Computing three-axis orientations of a tunnel-boring machine through surveying observation points', Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, vol. 25, pp. 232 - 241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CP.1943-5487.0000087
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Lu M; Shen X; Chen W, 2009, 'Automated collection of mixer truck operations data in highly dense urban areas', Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, vol. 135, pp. 17 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9364(2009)135:1(17)
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Chen W; Lu M, 2008, 'Wireless Sensor Networks for Resources Tracking at Building Construction Sites', Tsinghua Science & Technology, vol. 13, pp. 78 - 83, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1007-0214(08)70130-5
    Journal articles | 2007
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Lu M; Chen W; Shen X; Lam HC; Liu J, 2007, 'Positioning and tracking construction vehicles in highly dense urban areas and building construction sites', Automation in Construction, vol. 16, pp. 647 - 656, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2006.11.001
    Journal articles | 2006
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Lu M; Shen X; Lam H-C; Chen W, 2006, 'Real-time monitoring of ready-mixed concrete delivery with an integrated navigation system', The Journal of Global Positioning Systems, vol. 5, pp. 105 - 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.5081/jgps.5.1.105
    Journal articles | 2006
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Liu J; Sun Y; Chen W; Lu M, 2006, 'Vehicle navigation and positioning based on multi-sensor information fusion for urban application', Transdurer and Microsystem Technology, vol. 25, pp. 85 - 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.3969/j.issn.1000-9787.2006.01.030
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Liu J; Sun Y; Chen W, 2005, 'Multi-function vehicle navigation and monitoring system in urban areas', Transactions of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, vol. 22, pp. 183 - 187, http://dx.doi.org/10.3969/j.issn.1005-1120.2005.02.018
    Journal articles | 2005
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Liu J; Sun Y; Chen W, 2005, 'Research on a new-type vehicle navigation and monitoring system', Journal of Chongqing Jiaotong University, vol. 24, pp. 137 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.3969/j.issn.1674-0696.2005.06.036
  • Conference Papers | 2020
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Mehrvarz N; Ye Z; Barati K; Shen X, 2020, 'Optimal Travel Routes of On-road Vehicles Considering Sustainability', in Proceedings of the 37th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC 2020: From Demonstration to Practical Use - To New Stage of Construction Robot, pp. 507 - 513
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Xu Y; Shen X, 2020, 'Automatic As-Built BIM with 3D Object Detection by Learning Building Structure Knowledge', in Construction Research Congress 2020: Computer Applications - Selected Papers from the Construction Research Congress 2020, pp. 556 - 565
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Jiang J; Shen X; Shi J; Jiang Z, 2020, 'A hybrid approach to semi-automatic conversion of 3D point cloud data to building information model', in Construction Research Congress 2020: Infrastructure Systems and Sustainability - Selected Papers from the Construction Research Congress 2020, pp. 408 - 417, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784482858.045
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Barati K; Shen X, 2019, 'Modelling traffic conditions on fuel use and emissions of on-road construction equipment', in Proceedings of the 36th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC 2019, Banff, Canada, pp. 945 - 952, presented at 36th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC 2019), Banff, Canada, 21 May 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.22260/ISARC2019/0126
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Barati K; Shen X, 2018, 'Modeling and optimizing fuel usage of on-road construction equipment', in Construction Research Congress 2018: Sustainable Design and Construction and Education - Selected Papers from the Construction Research Congress 2018, pp. 198 - 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784481301.020
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Barati K; Shen X, 2017, 'Mass estimation of on-road construction equipment based on modelling operational parameters', in ISARC 2017 - Proceedings of the 34th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, pp. 294 - 301, http://dx.doi.org/10.22260/isarc2017/0040
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Klein J; Shen X; Barati K, 2016, 'Optimum driving pattern for minimizing fuel consumption of on-road vehicles', in ISARC 2016 - 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, pp. 555 - 562, http://dx.doi.org/10.22260/isarc2016/0067
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Barati K; Shen X, 2016, 'Emissions modelling of earthmoving equipment', in ISARC 2016 - 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, pp. 538 - 546, http://dx.doi.org/10.22260/isarc2016/0065
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Dang J; Shen X; Castel A; Aldred J, 2016, 'Monitoring apparent pH value in geopolymer concrete using glass electrode', in ISARC 2016 - 33rd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, pp. 547 - 554, http://dx.doi.org/10.22260/isarc2016/0066
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Li D; Mao S; Lu M; Shen X, 2015, 'Analytical tunnel-boring machine pose precision and sensitivity evaluation for underground tunnelling', in 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining: Connected to the Future, Proceedings
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Barati K; Shen X, 2015, 'Modeling emissions of construction and mining equipment by tracking field operations', in 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining: Connected to the Future, Proceedings
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Hammad AW; Rey D; Akbar Nezhad A; Shen X, 2015, 'Dynamic Site Layout Planning through use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles', in Dynamic Site Layout Planning through use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, The 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT 2015), Sydney, Australia, presented at The 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT 2015), Sydney, Australia, 09 December 2015 - 11 December 2015
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Barati K; Shen J, 2015, 'Modeling Emissions of Construction and Mining Equipment by Tracking Field Operations', in Proceedings of the 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2015), Oulu, Finland, presented at The 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, Oulu, Finland, 15 June 2015 - 18 June 2015
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Li D; Mao S; Lu M; Shen J, 2015, 'Analytical Tunnel-boring Machine Pose Precision and Sensitivity Evaluation for Underground Tunnelling', in Proceedings of the 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2015), Oulu, Finland, presented at The 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2015), Oulu, Finland, 15 June 2015 - 18 June 2015
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Li D; Mao S; Lu M; Shen X, 2015, 'Analytical tunnel-boring machine pose precision and sensitivity evaluation for underground tunnelling', in 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining: Connected to the Future, Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.22260/isarc2015/0074
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Barati K; Shen X, 2015, 'Modeling emissions of construction and mining equipment by tracking field operations', in 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining: Connected to the Future, Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.22260/isarc2015/0064
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Barati K; Shen X, 2015, 'Modeling emissions of construction and mining equipment by tracking field operations', in 32nd International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining: Connected to the Future, Proceedings
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Kwong S; Shen J, 2015, 'Construction dump truck volume measurements using photogrammetry', in Construction dump truck volume measurements using photogrammetry, The 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT 2015), Sydney, Australia, presented at The 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT 2015), Sydney, Australia, 09 December 2015 - 11 December 2015
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Li H; Shen J, 2015, 'Laser Scanning for Proactive Construction Safety Management', in Laser Scanning for Proactive Construction Safety Management, The 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT 2015), Sydney, Australia, presented at The 9th International Symposium on Mobile Mapping Technology (MMT 2015), Sydney, Australia, 09 December 2015 - 11 December 2015
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Lu M; Shen X; Mao S, 2014, 'Estimating potential cost savings from implementing an innovative TBM guidance automation system', in Computing in Civil and Building Engineering - Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, pp. 1739 - 1746, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784413616.216
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M; Mao S; Wu X, 2014, 'Integrated approach to machine guidance and operations monitoring in tunnel construction', in 31st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, ISARC 2014 - Proceedings, pp. 103 - 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.22260/isarc2014/0014
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Mao S; Lu M; Shen X; Hermann U, 2013, 'Multi-point concurrent tracking and surveying in construction fields', in Hassani F; Moselhi O; Haas C; Marshall J; AbouRizk S; Caldas C (eds.), Proceedings of 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, The 30th International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2013), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, pp. 830 - 839, presented at The 30th International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2013), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 11 August 2013 - 15 August 2013
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Wu X; Lu M; Shen X; Mao S, 2013, 'As-built modelling and visual simulation of tunnels using real-time TBM positioning data', in Pasupathy R; Kim S; Tolk A (eds.), Proceedings of the 2013 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC13), Washington, D.C., United States, pp. 3066 - 3073, presented at The Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), Washington, D.C., United States, 08 December 2013 - 11 December 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC.2013.6721674
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Zou J; Lu M; Karumudi R; Tan A; Shen X, 2013, 'Application of ultra-wide band (UWB) radar in detecting unexpected utility lines in open cut operations', in Hassani F, Moselhi O, Haas C, Marshall J, AbouRizk S, Caldas C (ed.), Proceedings of 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, pp. 1197 - 1207, presented at The 30th International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2013), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 11 August 2013 - 15 August 2013
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Wu X; Lu M; Mao S; Shen X, 2013, 'Real-time as-built tunnel product modelling and visualization by tracking tunnel boring machines', in Hassani F, Moselhi O, Haas C, Marshall J, AbouRizk S, Caldas C (ed.), Proceedings of 30th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, pp. 857 - 865, presented at The 30th International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2013), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 11 August 2013 - 15 August 2013
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Soleimanifar M; Lu M; Nikolaidis I; Shen X, 2013, 'Evaluation of RSS-based position tracking using WSNs for resource localization in an indoor construction environment', in SENSORNETS 2013 - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Sensor Networks, pp. 189 - 192
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Mao S; Shen X; Lu M; Wu X, 2013, 'Real-time tablet-based virtual reality implementation to facilitate tunnel boring machine steering control in tunnel construction', in Dawood N; Kassem M (ed.), Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, The 13th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR2013), London, United Kingdom, presented at The 13th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (CONVR2013), London, United Kingdom, 30 October 2013 - 31 October 2013
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M; Fernando S, 2012, 'Automation system design and lab testing to facilitate tunnel boring machine guidance in construction of large-diameter drainage tunnels', in Cai H; Kandil A; Hastak M; Dunston P (eds.), Proceedings of the 2012 Construction Research Congress (CRC2012), American Society of Civil Engineers, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, pp. 110 - 120, presented at Construction Research Congress 2012, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 21 May 2012 - 23 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412329.012
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M, 2012, 'Development of virtual laser target board for tunnel boring machine guidance control', in Issa R; Flood I (ed.), Proceedings of the 2012 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, Clearwater Beach, Florida, United States, pp. 413 - 420, presented at The 2012 ASCE International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, Clearwater Beach, Florida, United States, 17 June 2012 - 20 June 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412343.0052
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Zou J; Lu M; Karumudi R; Shen X, 2012, 'Application potential of ultra-wide band radar for detecting buried obstructions in construction', in Cai H; Kandil A; Hastak M; Dunston P (eds.), Proceedings of the 2012 Construction Research Congress (CRC2012), American Society of Civil Engineers, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, pp. 868 - 878, presented at Construction Research Congress 2012, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 21 May 2012 - 23 May 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784412329.088
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M; Fernando S; AbouRizk SM, 2012, 'Tunnel boring machine positioning automation in tunnel construction', in Bronswijk J; Maas G; Gassel F (eds.), Proceedings of the 2012 World Conference of the International Society for Gerontechnology and the International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction, Joint Conference of the 8th World Conference of the International Society for Gerontechnology (ISG) and the 29th International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), Eindhoven, The Netherlands, presented at Joint Conference of the 8th World Conference of the International Society for Gerontechnology (ISG) and the 29th International Symposium of Automation and Robotics in Construction (ISARC), Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 26 June 2012 - 29 June 2012
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M; Wei B; Chen W, 2011, 'Field evaluation of ZigBee-based wireless sensor network for automated resource tracking on construction sites', in Narbaitz R (ed.), Proceedings of Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 2011 (CSCE2011), Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, pp. 2427 - 2436, presented at Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 2011, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 14 June 2011 - 17 June 2011
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M; Chen W, 2010, 'Automatically tracking and guiding underground tunnel boring machines during microtunneling and pipe jacking operations', in Ruwanpura J; Mohamed Y; Lee S (eds.), Proceedings of the 2010 Construction Research Congress, American Society of Civil Engineers, Banff, Alberta, Canada, pp. 81 - 90, presented at Construction Research Congress 2010, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 08 May 2010 - 10 May 2010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/41109(373)9
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Lu M; Liang X; Shen X, 2010, 'Research and implementation of automated TBM tracking, positioning and visualization system during microtunneling', in Gu J (ed.), Proceedings of The Trenchless Technology Shanghai Expo 2010, The Trenchless Technology Shanghai Expo 2010, Shanghai, China, presented at The Trenchless Technology Shanghai Expo 2010, Shanghai, China, 07 June 2010 - 07 June 2010
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M; Chen W, 2009, 'Development of a real-time and automated TBM guidance system at a pipejacking site', in Chen YQ; Chau KT (ed.), Proceedings of The First International Postgraduate Conference on Infrastructure and Environment 2009, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, pp. 516 - 522, presented at The First International Postgraduate Conference on Infrastructure and Environment 2009, Hong Kong, 04 June 2009 - 06 June 2009, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000268249600066&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M; Chen W; Lo KI, 2009, 'Development and field testing of an automated and cost-effective tunnel boring machine guidance system', in Boon J; Lu M; Chan W; Vickridge I; Fung R; Jacob I; Yan KK (eds.), Proceedings of the Trenchless Technologies in Asia Pacific Hong Kong 2009 Conference, China Hong Kong Society for Trenchless Technology (CHKSTT), Hong Kong, presented at Trenchless Technologies in Asia Pacific Hong Kong 2009, Hong Kong, 18 November 2009 - 19 November 2009
    Conference Papers | 2009
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Lu M; Chen W; Chan W, 2009, 'Real-time, automated solution to positioning and guidance of micro tunnel boring machines', in Downey D; Brahler C (ed.), Proceedings of the 2009 International No-Dig Show, International Society for Trenchless Technology (ISTT) and North American Society for Trenchless Technology (NASTT), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, presented at 2009 International No-Dig Show, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 29 March 2009 - 03 April 2009
    Conference Papers | 2008
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Chen W; Lu M, 2008, 'Wireless sensor networks for resources tracking at building construction sites', in Ren A (ed.), Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering & the 2008 International Conference on Information Technology in Construction (ICCCBE-XII & INCITE 2008), The International Society for Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ISCCBE), Beijing, China, presented at The 12th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering & the 2008 International Conference on Information Technology in Construction (ICCCBE-XII & INCITE 2008), Beijing, China, 16 October 2008 - 18 October 2008
    Conference Papers | 2006
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Lu M; Chen W; Shen X; Lam HC, 2006, 'Application of radio frequencies and wireless communications for construction site positioning and vehicle tracking', in El-Badry M (ed.), Proceedings of the 2006 Annual General Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE2006), Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), Calgary, Alberta, Canada, pp. 1216 - 1225, presented at Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 2006, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 23 May 2006 - 26 May 2006
    Conference Papers | 2005
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Lu M; Shen X; Lam HC; Chen W, 2005, 'Real-time monitoring of ready-mixed concrete delivery with an integrated navigation system', in Chen W (ed.), Proceedings of the International Symposium on GPS/GNSS 2005, The 2005 International Symposium on GPS/GNSS (GNSS2005), Hong Kong, presented at The 2005 International Symposium on GPS/GNSS (GNSS2005), Hong Kong, 08 December 2005 - 10 December 2005
    Conference Papers | 2005
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Liu JY; Sun YR; Chen W; Lu M, 2005, 'Accuracy improvement for integrated land vehicle navigation in urban regions', in Chen W (ed.), Proceedings of the International Symposium on GPS/GNSS 2005 (GNSS2005), The 2005 International Symposium on GPS/GNSS (GNSS2005), Hong Kong, presented at The 2005 International Symposium on GPS/GNSS (GNSS2005), Hong Kong, 08 December 2005 - 10 December 2005
    Conference Papers | 2004
    Dr Johnson Xuesong Shen
    Shen X; Sun YR; Li RB; Chen W, 2004, 'Research on a vehicle navigation and monitoring system for urban traffic', in Liu JY; Ding HG (ed.), Proceedings of the The 2004 International Symposium on Inertial Navigation Technology and Intelligent Traffic (ISINTIT2004), The Chinese Society of Initial Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, presented at The 2004 International Symposium on Inertial Navigation Technology and Intelligent Traffic (ISINTIT2004), Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, 15 October 2004 - 17 October 2004

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